cover image Chu Ju's House

Chu Ju's House

Avi, THE MAYOR OF CENTRAL PARKAvi<. , $5.99 (227pp) ISBN 978-0-06-050726-8

A 14-year-old girl experiences hardships while growing up in China during the aftermath of the Cultural Revolution. "Facing one test of courage after another, Chu Ju emerges as a heroine worthy of the rare and coveted rewards she ultimately receives," said PW 's starred review. Ages 10-up. (Nov.)